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. . . pain and discomfort prevent the daily activities of fully one-quarter of people in the lowest income group. . .” Commentary from Bob Gardner, the Wellesley Institute.


Why any change to the NHS is always opposed

Off the Cuff

CMA supports patient-based funding model.

Funding models to improve patient care.

Advice on funding models to improve patient care:  Tools for Change

Case Study: Changing Behaviours to Improve Documentation and …demands of each patient.

More Collaboration with Family Care, a Stronger Focus on Seniors … commentary on funding Feb 13, 2012…

Will Paying the Piper Change the Tune? Healthcare Policy Vol. 6 No… we might expect shorter lengths of stay and higher numbers of patients …

National Health Service (England): From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

More than 200,000 patients in British Columbia have now registered for my ehealth to obtain their laboratory results directly via a secure patient portal.

More than 175,000 Ontarians have joined the Ontario Health Study to help scientists understand the complex factors behind heart disease, cancer, diabetes, asthma, Alzheimer’s and other common diseases.

New Brunswick has announced the creation of 704 specialized care beds and 354 nursing home beds.

National Health Insurance coming to South Africa.

The Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto is announcing a new MSc concentration in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Healthcare Quarterly
Pediatric Surgical Capacity and Demand: Analysis Reveals a Modest Gap in Capacity and Additional Efficiency Opportunities

Healthcare Papers
Strategic Purchasing to Improve Health System Performance: Key Issues and International Trends

Nursing Leadership
Leadership for Health System Transformation: What’s Needed in Canada?

Healthcare Policy
Canadians’ Views about Health System Performance

Electronic Healthcare
Innovation in ALC – Evaluation and Lessons Learned from a Pilot of Electronic Resource Matching and Referral to In-patient

World Health and Population
A Qualitative Assessment of the Iraqi Primary Healthcare System


Harper Government invests in clinical research
Baxter Announces Canadian Recipient of Internation Renal Grant Program
Improving Mental Health Services For Children And Youth
GE and the Campaign to Control Cancer Aim to Increase Cancer Screening Awareness across Canada
Ontario Moving to Patient-Based Funding


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Susan O’Dowd to Vice President, Human Resources, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Shelley Robichaud to Director, Lamèque Hospital and Community Health Centre, NB
Denis Malo to Chairman of the Board, La Fondation les petits trésors de l’Hôpital Rivière-des-Prairies
Sylvia Zylla to Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving, Burnaby Hospital Foundation, BC
Christine Avery Nuñez to acting executive director of the Atkinson Charitable Foundation
Gary Collins to executive director, Epilepsy Canada
Dr. Robert Rabinovitch to Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal
Claudio F. Bussandri to Chair, Board of Directors, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal
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